This page showcases some of the work performed by Digitization Services. Drawing from the University Archives, the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, The Map Library, and units from across campus, Digitization Services provides high-quality digital surrogates to extend access to these valuable materials. The project descriptions and links below show the workflows and products of our unit, and can demonstrate what can be expected from a project with us.
Created for the sesquicentennial anniversary of University of Illinois, the Mapping History Project traces the growth of the University from its inception in 1867 to the current day. Featuring high-resolution images of historic University and Champaign Count maps, drawings, blueprints and images shot by Digitization Services, this collection provides a gateway to the physical and geographical heritage of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- The Mapping History Portal
- Mapping History in The Digital Library
- Mapping History Project Description
This collection provides highlights from the history of LGBTQA+ organizations on campus. From the founding of the Gay Illini in 1975 to the current work by the UIUC LGBT Resource Center, this collection documents the growth of the LGBTQA+ organizations on campus and how they have engaged with the larger University community.
Maps Of Africa to 1900
The Maps of Africa to 1900 digital collection contains images of maps listed in the bibliography Maps of Africa to 1900: A Checklist of Maps in Atlases and Geographical Journals in the Collections of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Bassett & Scheven, Urbana: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 2000).